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Macron Due to Address nation after weeks of national protests

By Bloomberg
10 December 2018   |   1:01 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron is due to address the nation on Monday evening as he seeks a solution to end the downward spiral of Europe’s second-largest economy, started last month with a grass-roots movement against fuel tax hikes.

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